Tanglewood Elementary School student Will Lourcey was recently honored in New York City for his community service, work with the Tarrant Area Food Bank, and "making his mark on the world."
Lourcey was honored with the Hasbro Community Action Hero Award from Generation On, the youth enterprise of the Points of Light Institute.
Lourcey received his award from Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner and also was awarded a $1,000 educational scholarship.
The Generation On Annual Benefit celebrated and showcased the importance of youth service, honored National Public Radio CEO Gary Knell, who received the Champion of Service and Education Award, and Lauren Bush Lauren, who was honored for her work founding The FEED Project.
"These young leaders are not only committed to volunteering in their own lives, but are also working hard to set positive examples and encourage service among their friends, schools, families and communities," said Brian Goldner, president and CEO of Hasbro, Inc. "Service is an important part of our culture at Hasbro and we are proud to honor these inspirational young people for the impressive mark they have already made on the world."
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